Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.
When you work within the skyscrapers of Midtown, or simply spend enough time walking in their shadows, you become grateful for the peace and greenery provided by these tiny parks.
Even in a big city with bright lights, there are still great places to see the stars.
“Smoking in parks is now down two-thirds and we now have less litter at our beaches and playgrounds,” Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley told.
New York City might be a concrete jungle, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of opportunities to give back and go green. Here are seven organizations and activities to help the environment and encourage sustainable practices.
New Jersey has fresh and inviting outdoor areas to partake in activities like hiking or kayaking on one of the many lakes or rivers or simply to relax and enjoy the scenery.
Make sure you pack the sunscreen. Here are the best places to soak up the sun in the five boroughs this summer.
There’s plenty to do in the city that never sleeps for both the insomniac and broke young professional.
The state Environmental Protection Department says visits have tripled since 1980, to a record 18.8 million people in fiscal 2010. It’s up 2 million since 2007.
CBSNewYork shares its picks for the best gardens and zoos in the NYC area – with free admission during the week.
Real New Yorkers know where to find the best spots and hidden treasures in Central Park – and now you can, too.
Here are places you can enjoy some of your favorite movies outdoors—for free! So grab a blanket, snacks and friends and check out these places to watch movies outdoors this summer in New York City.
We know the snow has been exhausting this year – this winter just won’t quit! But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy it. There are plenty of places to go sledding in New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Forget the pretzels and hot dogs. New York City’s parks may soon be offering a more diverse selection of foods.
Where to bring your little ones for some outdoor fun in the Big Apple.